Staff

  • Finkelor, Benjamin

    Benjamin Finkelor

    Benjamin Finkelor is Executive Director of the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute. Prior to joining the EEI, he served in a variety of roles within the clean technology sector, including director of business development for a local clean-energy start-up company, interim executive director for CleanStart (a ...

  • Agnew, Camille

    Camille Agnew

    Camille Agnew is Program Assistant for the Energy and Efficiency Institute. She is responsible for providing administrative and programmatic support. Agnew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Anthropology from UC Davis.

  • Block, Karen M.

    Karen M. Block

    Karen M. Block is Senior Director of Development for UC Davis Energy. She is responsible for external relations and works closely with corporate and foundation partners for the Energy and Efficiency Institute and Institute of Transportation Studies. She also oversees annual ...

  • Fortunato, Paul

    Paul Fortunato

    Paul Fortunato is Creative Specialist for the Energy and Efficiency Institute. He is responsible for using graphic design, photography, and videography to visually communicate the Institute’s key messages. He has worked with many notable companies and organizations including the Sacramento Kings, Page Design Group and the Leukemia ...

  • Loge,  Ali

    Alicia Loge

    Ali Loge is the Communications & Outreach Director for the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute. She is responsible for planning, writing, editing, and producing print and online materials for audiences in academia, government, industry, and the general public. She also manages the Institute’s events ...

  • Outcault, Sarah

    Sarah Outcault

    Sarah Outcault is the Market Transformation Research Director at the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute and Western Cooling Efficiency Center where she leads research on the nexus of policy, technology and human behavior. In particular, Outcault designs and implements studies and experiments to explore ...

  • Pistochini, Theresa

    Theresa Pistochini

    Theresa Pistochini is the Engineering Manager at the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Institute and Western Cooling Efficiency Center with over 10 years’ experience in applied research in energy efficiency in buildings, primarily in the areas of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). She led the development ...

  • Sanguinetti, Angela

    Angela Sanguinetti

    Angela Sanguinetti is a Research Environmental Psychologist at UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute and Institute of Transportation Studies. She directs the Consumer Energy Interfaces Lab (cEnergi.ucdavis.edu), where she leads research on the theory, design, and evaluation of eco-feedback interfaces that nudge ...

  • Schaaf, Annemarie

    Annemarie Schaaf

    Annemarie Schaaf is the Graduate Program Coordinator for the Energy Graduate Group and the Transportation Technology & Policy Graduate Group.

  • Yashinski, Tori

    Tori Yashinski

    Victoria (Tori) Yashinski comes to ITS-Davis after spending four years working for the American Heart Association. While at the AHA, Tori worked on the Development team, where she coordinated all logistics for a $1.7M fundraising campaign and provided support for all market fundraising initiatives. While her background ...